New official seat margins published in Victoria

The Victorian Electoral Commission has recently published a report laying out their estimates of the two-candidate-preferred margins in every electorate for the upcoming Victorian...

Guide for Fannie Bay by-election posted

There will be a by-election later this month in the Northern Territory electorate of Fannie Bay, covering parts of the northern suburbs of Darwin....

New freebies from the Victorian guide

We're about four months out from the Victorian state election, and I've just finished a quick update to my list of candidates for that...

What voters made up Labor’s election-winning coalition?

As of yesterday, the results of the 2022 federal election have been finalised and move to the results archive. One of the last pieces...

NSW guide launched

While the federal election is now over, the two biggest state elections in Australia are just around the corner: Victoria in November, and New...

How often do MPs in PNG win re-election?

Papua New Guinea's electoral system on the surface looks quite similar to the system we have in Australia, with preferential voting and single-member electorates....

Winning candidate vote shares in Papua New Guinea

In Friday's blog post, I looked at the number of candidates running per seat in Papua New Guinea elections. Specifically how the number of...

Ballots are big, but not getting bigger, in PNG

Voting has now commenced in Papua New Guinea's national election, with voitng due to conclude by July 22. Over the next week I'm going...

New map – PNG electoral boundaries

Papua New Guinea goes to the polls next month to elect the national parliament, and for the first time since 1977 there has been...

Podcast #77: PNG election preview

Ben is joined by Maholopa Laveil from the University of Papua New Guinea to discuss the upcoming Papua New Guinea national election, with voting...